Anniversaries

Selected National & Religious Holidays

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January 1 – (New Year’s Day & Saint Basil) Bill, Vassilis, Vasso Day
January 7 – (Saint John & Epiphany) John, Ioanna, Fanis, Fotis Day
January 15 – Martin Luther King Day (UCSC Annual Meeting)
February 10 – (St. Haralambos) Harry, Haroula, Bob, Lambros Day 
February 14 – Valentine’s Day (flowers for your loved ones)
March 25 (1821) – (Evangelismos) Greek Independence Day
April 1 (1955) – (St. George) George, Georgia Day
May 9 – (St. Christopher) Christoforos Day
May 21 – (Saint Constantine & Saint Helen) Kostas, Eleni, Lena Day
May 29 (1453) The Fall of Constantinople
June 29 – (St. Peter & St. Paul) Petros, Petroulla, Pavlos Day
July 4 (1776) – US Independence Day
July 17 – (Agias Marinas) Marina, Marinos DayS
July 20, 1974 – Turkish Invasion of Cyprus
August 15 – (Panagias) Maria, Thespina, Panayiotis Day
September 1 (1960) – Cyprus Independence Day Celebration
September 17 – (Wisdom) Sophias Day
October 3 – (St. Dionisios) Dennis, Dionisis, Dina-Dionisia Day 
October 26 – (St. Demetrios) Dimitris, Jimmy, Dimitra Day 
October 28 (1940) – World War II “OXI” Celebration
October 31 – Halloween Day (Offering sweets to kids)
November 18 – (Archangel Michael & Gabriel) Mike, Gaby Day 
November 30 – (St. Andrews) Andy, Andreas, Androulla Day
December 5 – (Saint Savvas) Savina, Vivie, Savvas Day
December 6 – (Saint Nicolas) Nick, Niki, Nicoleta Day
December 9 – (Agias Anna’s) Anna, Annamaria Day
December 25 – (Christmas) Christos, Christina Day
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
-Martin Luther King Jr. 
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